Last year's KUNA conference was in-person at the Galt House in Louisville, KY. It was a 3-day event. It focused on World cultures and problems the United Nation Assembly have to face.
Hi. My name is Candice Flatt, and I am the Gifted and Talented Coordinator for the Adair County School District. I have been a teaching for 20 years in the elementary, middle and high schools of our county. For the past 6 years, my posititon has been that of the districts only Gifted and Talented Coordinator and Teacher. I love my job! I love the students I work with everyday. I hope to pass on my enthusiasm and the love of learning to my students through my teachings. I cannot wait to be a part of your child's education.
Introducing a new way to deliver gifted professional development at the Adair County School District. Each Monday, a different topic regarding gifted and talented students will be shared. Information will be pithy, practical, and printable. Click on the image to view information. You will know when the topic is available to view if there is a website link posted under a specific date. Feel free to request specific information earlier than scheduled by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 4: Virtual Super Saturdays for the Spring Semester
Join us for Virtual SuperSaturdays! Dates: February 6, 13, & 20 Place: Online Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CT Cost: $80 (Financial Assistance Available) Register No matter where you live, SuperSaturdays is available to you as it is offered online. We have 9 classes for students in grades 1-6 that give high-interest young people the ability to explore minds-on, hands-on classes in art, math, science, and so much more! Each class is taught by an experienced teacher via Zoom. Students register for a class and connect with other like-minded kids all three Saturdays. Classes are fun, fast-paced, and filled with learning opportunities. A full list of classes can be viewed athttps://www.wku.edu/gifted/super_saturdays/. Parents of Winter SuperSaturdays participants can also attend a special seminar, “Mental Health Experts Discuss the Social-Emotional Needs of Gifted Learners,” free of charge. Children and young people with gifts and talents have unique social and emotional needs. Toss in a pandemic and virtual learning, and those needs are heightened. What can parents and families do to help their children? Join a school psychologist and a counselor at a residential STEM school as they explore the real world social-emotional issues of gifted and talented children and youth of 2021.
January 11: Governor's Scholars for Upcoming Juniors 2021-2022
February 22: SCATS and VAMPY-Summer programs at WKU for the Gifted and Talented www.wku.edu/gifted/
March 1: KUNA (Kentucky United Nations Assembly) Our students will attend KUNA on March 14-16 this year virtually. In this conference, students take on the roles of Secretary General, UN ambassadors, Media Delegates, etc. Below is a link to learn more about KUNA.
March 8: Escape room challenges for Parent/Teacher This site provides escape challenges for students to do based on classroom content in a variety of areas. There are videos to watch that help you teach these assignments remotely. Great for extra practice/credit!
March 15: KYA (Kentucky Youth Assembly) The Kentucky Youth Assembly is similar to the Kentucky United Nations Assesmbly. It is put on by the same organization. In this conference, students become the Governor, judges, lawyers, senators, and bill writers. They practice this role along with 1,000 or so other students. Our ACCEL Academy team has been before, and we really enjoyed the simulation. If you want to know more about KYA, click the link below..